Emmanuel Florakas

President, Lixar (Fueled by BDO)

BDO Ottawa



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Executive Summary

Emmanuel is President of Lixar, fueled by BDO, and leads a team of over 200 dedicated professionals nationally. He brings over 20 years of professional and management experience in technology services to various industries in Canada, the U.S. and abroad.

Today, Lixar is a nationally recognized brand in AI and Data services. Lixar (formerly Lixar IT Inc. to which Emmanuel was a co-founder) was built on 20 years of sustained top line growth, delivering end-to-end services and enterprise-scale experience in Data, Development, IoT and Cloud. In 2020, recognizing the growth opportunity in AI and Data, Lixar IT joined forces with BDO Canada.

Emmanuel brings a range of experiences in servicing small, midsize, enterprise and public sector organizations. Emmanuel is based out of our Ottawa office and is bilingual in English and French.

Professional Designations & Education

Bachelor of Commerce, The University of Ottawa (1995)

Masters in International Business, The University of Ottawa (1997)

Community Involvement

Coach, West End Hockey League, Ottawa Minor Hockey Association

Coach, Ottawa West Little League Baseball Association

Past Member, University of Ottawa, Telfer School of Management Undergraduate Program Committee

Past Sessional Lecturer, University of Ottawa, Telfer School of Management

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